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The Health Benefits of Mangoes

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The Health Benefits of Mangoes

Post by Afra on 29th July 2010, 9:50 pm




Health Benefits of Mangoes

Nutrients

Mangoes are an excellent source of carotenes, vitamin C, and copper. They are a very good source of B vitamins. Mangoes are a good source of vitamin E, potassium, and magnesium.A comprehensive breakdown of protein,
carbohydrate, fat, vitamin and mineral content presented in an easy to read pie chart can be found in our Nutrition Database where this food can also be added to a meal planner.


digestion

Mangoes contain digestive enzymes that help break down proteins and aid digestion.Giardia.Giardia is a water-borne parasite that can infect humans andanimals and cause severe diarrhea and other symptoms. A preliminary
study conducted in Mexico to determine the effectiveness of 14 different plant extracts against giardia, found mango extract to demonstrate antigiardiasic properties.

Kidney Stones


Preliminary studies have found lupeol from mangoes and other fruit to be effective in reducing the risk of kidney stone formation.

Cancer

In a preliminary study conducted at the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, University of Florida, mango juice and methanol extracts were tested for antioxidant and anticancer activity. The results demonstrated that mango juice and methanol extracts of mango juice inhibits the growth cycle of cancer cells.

Anti-Inflammatory

The Institute of Food Science and Biotechnology in Germany has found that compounds extracted from mango peels have potent anti-inflammatory capabilities.



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Re: The Health Benefits of Mangoes

Post by Nimmi on 31st July 2010, 2:47 pm

Thank you for sharing useful Info.
Plz keep sharing..
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Re: The Health Benefits of Mangoes

Post by D.M on 16th August 2010, 1:46 pm

Nice sharing
thankx
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